Hamilton, IN 46742 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 46742: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hamilton, IN 46742

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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 78
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,424
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Steuben County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.539, Longitude -84.899
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 46742 has segments in 2 Counties (DeKalb, Steuben).

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Hamilton, IN 46742 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,677
Population in Households 3,677
Population in Familes 3,102
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 71
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 1,456
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 1,043
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,332 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,180 (50.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 276 (11.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 876 (37.6%)
Median Home Value $163,187
Average Home Value $204,640


Median Household Income $56,084
Average Household Income $72,385
Per Capita Income $28,663
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.9% 0.81%
Households 0.93% 0.82%
Families 0.81% 0.72%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   2.1%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Hamilton, IN 46742 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46742 to the other 786 ZIP Codes in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 362 54th
Population Density1 # 460 41st
Diversity Index2 # 643 18th
Median Household Income # 209 74th
Per Capita Income # 132 83rd

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